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My LG fridge is on but is not cold any more and i thought the gas is finished and i called technician to look at it he says i must take back to LG factory he thinks the pipes are leaking from inside ,so all i need is the contact numbers or should i go back to House Home in Sandton where i bought it please help am staying in Alexandra North Jhb

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Hi there, you can call the service department at 011 571 6700, make sure that you have your proof of purchase document with you and I am sure they will sort it for you, cheers and goodluck

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